John Poon has been a working artist for over 25 years. He graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and was offered a position as an instructor of Drawing and Painting. He eventually served as Director of Foundations overseeing classes in Drawing, Sketching, Perspective, and Color and Design.
A sought after instructor and painter, his works can be found in both private and pubic collections across the country. Among his numerous awards and recognitions, his most recent honors include Best of Show at the National Wildlife Museum Annual Plein Air invitational, Artist Choice 2016 Maui Plein Air invitational, and the Gold Medal Artist Choice Award at the Maynard Dixon Campout.
John is represented by the Legacy Gallery in Jackson Hole WY, Mountain Trails Gallery in Park City, UT, and the Walls Fine Art Gallery at the Greenbrier, WV.
He resides in Utah with his seven children, and Sasha the dog.